at a Glance COST:  $$$ SERVICE:   *** FOOD:  **** ATMOSPHERE:  **** STYLE:  Upscale/Casual BASE:  Regional Restaurant Chain HOURS:  Sunday - Thursday  11:00 AM - 10:00 PM;  Friday - Saturday  11:00 AM - 11:00 PM RATING:  ****                             ****                            HEALTH INSPECTION RATING:  See above. OFFICIAL WEBSITE:  6515 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-673-3377 88   (08/15/2013) 625 Turkey Cove Lane, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-288-1600 97   (02/05/2013) 10020 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-673-3444 89  (09/12/2013) 400 Neyland Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 865-673-3355 92   (11/20/2013) 751 Watkins Road, Maryville, Tennessee 865-984-9340        100 (10/16/2013) 4550 City Park Drive, Lenoir City, Tennessee 865-988-9838 94  (06/26/2013) COMMENTS ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT CAN BE POSTED HERE. Menu and Prices are Subject to Change and vary by location. Full Bar:  Spirits/Beer/Wine available at all locations. RETURN TO KNOXVILLE DINING This page last updated 10/30/2014
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Calhoun’s First Taste Rocky Top Potato Skins Hickory-smoked bar-b-que pork, cheese and bacon. 8.50 White Chicken Chili Available by the cup or bowl. 3.75 / 5.75 Spinach Artichoke Dip 8.00 Southern Fried Green Tomatoes 7.50 Char-Grilled Shrimp 8.50 Fried Mozzarella 6.75 Beer Cheese Dip Served with tortilla chips. 7.75 Fresh Baked Soft Pretzels Served with warm pretzel mustard.  Add $3 for Beer Cheese Dip. 5.95 Fried Pickles 7.00 Chicken Quesadillas Anaheim, jalapeño and roasted red peppers. 8.00 Handbreaded Chicken Tenders 8.75 Fresh Ground Burgers & Sandwiches Served with your choice of one side. Your choice of toasted regular or whole wheat bun. House or Caesar Salad to accompany your burger or sandwich, add 3.75 Hamburger 8.85 Cheeseburger Served with American cheese. 9.35 Hickory Burger Smoked cheddar cheese, bacon and our bar-b-que sauce. 9.85 Kick-Back Burger Smoked cheddar and Jack cheese, smoked bacon, jalapenos and our spicy Kick-Back Sauce.  10.00 Hickory Smoked Bar-B-Que Pork Sandwich Served with slaw. 8.85 Fried Fish Sandwich Served with slaw. 8.75 Southern Chicken Cordon Blue Grilled and topped with country ham, cheese and garlic peppercorn dressing on the side. 9.75 Chicken Salad Club Served with bacon and cheese. 9.50 Bar-B-Que Chicken Sandwich Grilled and basted with our bar-b-que sauce. 9.00 Prime Rib Sandwich Served on a toasted bun, served au jus.  Available Saturday & Sunday only. 15.75 Steaks, Chops & Prime Rib Served with homemade mashed potatoes and one side, along with a selection of our fresh-baked bread.  House or Caesar Salad to accompany your entrée or steak, add $3.50.  Add a skewer of shrimp to your entree or steak for 6.50. Filet Mignon 22.75 “Ale” Steak 10 oz. sirloin, marinated in olive oil, mustard, garlic and our Cherokee Red Ale. Topped with Worcestershire butter.  Available in a 7oz. or 10oz. cut. 13.75 / 17.75 Bar-B-Que Steak Calhoun Basted with Bar-B-Que Sauce.  Served in a 10 oz. cut. 17.75 Hickory Smoked Prime Rib Dinners Available after 4:00 p.m.  Slow roasted with Tennessee hickory. Served in a 12oz. cut (for each additional 2oz. add $4.00. 22.50 “Ale“ Pork Chop Marinated in olive oil, mustard, garlic and Cherokee Red Ale. Topped with Worcestershire butter.  Add $5.00 for two chops. 10.50 Steak & Shrimp Combo 7 oz. Ale Steak with Skewer of Charbroiled Shrimp. 19.75 Fresh Baked Pizza Hand-tossed and individually made. Please allow 20-25 minutes for baking.  Sorry, No substitutions on specialty pizzas. All pizzas available for carry out. Veggie Pizza Mushrooms, olives, onions, green peppers, spinach and roasted garlic tomatoes. 16.95 / 20.95 Baker’s Choice Pizza Pepperoni, mushrooms, green peppers, onions and sausage. 17.95 / 21.95 Brewmeister’s Pizza Garlic roasted tomatoes, feta cheese, spinach, chicken and basil. 18.95 / 22.95 Bar-B-Que Pizza Bar-b-que pork. 16.95 / 20.95 Margherita Pizza cheese pie with fresh mozarella and tomato slices, topped with fresh basil. 17.95 / 21.95 Imported Italian Genoa salami, sausage, pepperoni and meatballs. 18.95 / 22.95 Pizza Toppings Each Topping 2.00/3.00 Pepperoni Onions Green Peppers Mushrooms Fresh Spinach Jalapeno Peppers Black Olives Extra Cheese Genoa Salami Garlic Roasted Tomatoes Sausage Ground Beef Roasted Sliced Chicken Wings by the Pound Our Original WET Wings Breaded in seasoned flour, fried and tossed in our Sweet & Spicy sauce.  One or two pound servings. 8.95/15.95 Naked Wings Simply seasoned, fried and served with one sauce for dipping.  Choose from Sweet & Spicy Thunder Road Sauce, Traditional “Buffalo” Sauce, Calhoun’s Bar-B-Que Sauce, Blue Cheese Dressing, Buttermilk Ranch Dressing.  Extra Sauce or Dressing .5 each.  One or two pound servings. 8.95/15.95 Garden Fresh Salads Calhoun’s Homemade Dressings:  Original Cheddar Cheese Dressing Honey-Mustard · Blue Cheese · Thousand Island  Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette Creamy Garlic Peppercorn · Buttermilk Ranch · Olive Oil & Vinegar House or Caesar Salad 6.00 Southern Salad Fried chicken tenders, bacon, egg and cheese. 10.50 Turkey Creek Salad Romaine and spinach with smoked turkey, sun-dried cranberries, honey roasted pecans, feta cheese and strawberries. Served with honey balsamic vinaigrette dressing. 10.50 Oriental Chicken Salad Teriyaki chicken with pineapple, rice, cheese, scallions.  Served with warm honey-mustard dressing. 10.75 Smokehouse Salad Grilled chicken, country ham, bacon, egg and cheese. 10.75 Bar-B-Que Grilled Chicken Salad Greens; black bean & corn relish, tomatoes, cheese, tortilla strips and bacon; ranch dressing on the side. 10.50 Tennessee Bar-B-Que & More Served with your choice of one side, along with a selection of our fresh-baked bread. Hickory Smoked Bar-B-Que Ribs Award-winning baby-back ribs, basted with bar-b-que sauce.  Served with slaw.  Half or full slab servings. 13.75/ 22.00 Calhoun’s Trio Baby back ribs, chicken tenders, hickory smoked pork. Served with slaw. 15.75 Hickory Smoked Bar-B-Que Pork Plate Served with slaw. 11.00 Hickory Smoked Chicken (½ Chicken) Roasted in our wood-fired smoker, served over rice. 12.50 Southern-Fried Catfish Served with slaw. 12.50 Handbreaded Chicken Tenders Platter Served with slaw. 12.00 Fresh Chicken Teriyaki Basted with teriyaki sauce, served over rice. 13.00 Fresh Grilled Lemon Chicken Basted with a lemon pepper sauce, served over rice. 13.00 Fresh Chicken Calhoun Basted with bar-b-que sauce, served over rice. 13.00 Char-Grilled Shrimp Served over rice. 14.75 Fish and Chips Breaded and fried white fish, served with French fries and creamy country slaw. 11.50 Sides 3.25 Smoky Mountain Baked Beans Baked Cinnamon Apples Creamy Country Slaw French Fries Homemade Mashed Potatoes Baked Potato or Loaded Baked Potato 3.95 Fresh Broccoli Spinach Maria Tennessee Corn Puddin’ Mac’n Cheese Fresh Vegetable of the Day Homemade Desserts Macadamia Nut Banana Pudding 5.75 Fresh Key Lime Pie 5.50 Homemade Cheesecake of the Day 6.00 Louise’s Triple Fudge Cake 5.00 Beverages Fresh Squeezed Lemonade No refill. 3.00 Fresh Squeezed Strawberry Lemonade No refill. 3.50 IBC Root Beer (bottles only) 2.75 Bottled Water 2.00 Milkshakes 5.00 Fresh Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit Juice 3.00 Soft Drinks and Tea Coca-Cola products.  Served with refills.     Calhoun's has garnered the reputation as being the “Taste of East Tennessee.”  Calhoun’s belongs to the Copper Cellar Restaurant Group which is primarily a regional chain of restaurants in East Tennessee.  Calhoun’s flies the slogan of "Home of America's Best Ribs".  If you are a visitor to the area your visit won’t be fully complete until you try one or more of the Calhoun's locations.  The menus and atmosphere varies somewhat from location to location.  The 6515 Kingston Pike location in Bearden is a Brewpub, the atmosphere is a little louder and the crowd is a little younger.  The 400 Neyland Drive location is on the river and a gathering place for downtown workers, city visitors, and Volunteer Fans.  The Original location is located at 10020 Kingston Pike and is generally known as “The Barn.”  The BBQ is good, but there are a lot of other things on the menu that are just as good.  Be sure to try some of the White Chili or the Southern Fried Chicken Salad.  Biscuits, cornbread, and garlic breadsticks generally accompany every meal.  Hit the bar for a good drink selection and that includes Calhoun’s own Microbrewed Beers.  Established as a casual upscale restaurant, Calhoun’s has made their river locations much more casual by switching glasses and dinnerware to plastic, but the more uptown locations still have glassware and stoneware.  Anytime we show visitors around, we include a visit to Calhoun’s (the location depends on the visitor).  After all a city can be well represented by the restaurants that serves it well.  The Taste of East Tennessee (absent the meat & three) is Calhoun’s.  Calhoun’s is a member of the Copper Cellar Restaurant Group which includes Chesapeake’s Seafood, Cherokee Grill, Copper Cellar, Cappucino’s, and the Cumberland Grill.  Although in recent years the company have discontinued day version restaurants known as the Cumberland Grill and Cappuccino’s.